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Sports Current Affairs August 3rd Week 2019

Indian team wins gold at the World Junior Track Cycling Championships:

Indian men`s team won the Team Sprint gold medal at the World Junior Track Cycling Championships in Frankfurt, Germany. A team of 4 members created the history by winning India`s first-ever gold in a world level cycling competition. 

The Indian team defeated Australia and clocked 44.681 seconds to claim the top honours. Britain shtood third and won the bronze medal.

In the event of team Sprint India won gold and the members are:

  1. Rojit Singh Yanglem
  2. Esow Esow
  3. Ronaldo Singh Laitonjam
  4. Jemsh Singh Keithellakpam

2019 UCI Junior Track Cycling World Championships:

The 2019 UCI Junior Track Cycling World Championships was held from 14 to 18 August 2019 at Frankfurt (Oder), Germany. The track cycling championship event happens every year.

Indian team retain top-spot in ICC test rankings:

ICC Indian skipper Virat Kohli retained the top spot in the Test batsmen`s rankings.It is officially released by the International Cricket Council in Dubai. Australia`s Steve Smith occurred the second position. Smith overtook New Zealand Captain Kane Williamson to reach the second spot. Smith is just nine points behind Kohli. 

Kohli has 922 points. Smith has 913 points.  

Australia`s Pat Cummins retained the top spot.

India are on top of the team table with 113 points followed by New Zealand 111 points and South Africa 108 points.

International Cricket Council

Chairperson: Shashank Manohar

Headquarters: Dubai, United Arab Emirates


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Sports Current Affairs August 3rd Week 2019

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